Robyn Young was born in Oxford and grew up in the Midlands and Devon. She has worked as a festival organizer, a music promoter, an investment advisor and as a teacher of creative writing. She has a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Sussex.
Young follows up her high-profile debut, Brethren, with this continuation of a trilogy about conflict in the Middle East nearly eight centuries ago. Even as the Brethren struggle to keep the peace, another Crusade threatens. Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.
Crusade is a sweeping historical adventure as well as a cracking sequel - Financial TimesWonderful... loaded with atmosphere, action, and intrigue. The Crusades come alive - Steve Berry on BRETHRENEl Cid meets The Da Vinci Code! Exciting, page-turning fiction - Simon Mayo's book panel, BBC Radio Five Live on BRETHRENIf you love the Templars, the Crusades, and the Middle Ages, this is the book for you. Robyn Young is an exciting new voice that speaks loudly - Sharon Penman on BRETHRENBRETHREN is one of the best historical debuts in recent memory. Exciting and enthralling, it gripped me from the first page and left me waiting anxiously for the next instalment - John ConnollyA sweeping historical adventure with strong characters and serious verve...hits all the big emotional points...Can't wait for the next two volumes! - Sarah Weinman on BRETHRENRichly worked and captivating...an epic story of war, intrigue and heroism - Good Book Guide on BRETHRENPacy and well-written, with vivid, convincing characters, Brethren captures your interest until the last page. I eagerly anticipate the sequel, knowing I will not be disappointed - Alison Weir